27th International Conference on Medievalism at Kent State University

Kent State University, Stark Campus, will host the 27th International Conference on Medievalism October 18-20, 2012. There will be both the traditional on-land "Brick-n-Mortar" conference and an online "Cloud Conference" (for those who are unable to travel); the rate for the on-land conference includes access to the online conference.

Keynote speakers will be:

Bruce Holsinger, professor of English at the University of Virginia, who writes widely on medieval literature, religion, and culture as well as modern and postmodern medievalisms.

Edna Edith Sayers who will speak on Narrative Eugenics: Disability in Old Norse Myth and Saga and Its Displacement in Post- Medieval Viking Narrative

Special events will include presentation of papers, roundtable discussions, presentations by SCA member Martha Livingstone, and demonstrations on October 20 by the Society for Creative Anachronism (Marche of Alderford and Barony of Brendoken).